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Windows 7: downgrade windows 8

22 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
downgrade windows 8

I'm buying a new computer that has windows 8. I want to downgrade to windows 7. How and where do I go to do this? Thanks for your future help

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22 Nov 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Hi there,

This Tutorial from eightforums by theog might help.

Please let us know.
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22 Nov 2012   #3

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

That assumes you already have the Windows 7 installation media and product key.

If you bought a new computer that was inflicted with windows 8 - where do you get the windows 7 installation media and product key. ?

If it has so called downgrade rights - you don't have to pay for another windows license.

I think the OP wants to know how he goes about doing it.

Perhaps the oem who makes the machine you are considering buying will tell you.
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